The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 71 70 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing CMS 50 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.06% 2.42% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.20% 12.58% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 12
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£343 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.16%
CMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
410 493 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.92% 19.23% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 260 189
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £460 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.93% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.25 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 22 £338 +8.00% 6
Maidenhead +3 7 £348 +37.62%
Bracknell +5 5 £313 -19.35%
Newbury +1 3 £275 +50.68% 2
Slough -17 2 £265 -28.37%
Windsor - - - - 3
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 44 (45.36%) HTML
2 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.80%) CSS
3 26 (26.80%) Content Management
4 25 (25.77%) Marketing
5 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.65%) SEO
6 21 (21.65%) E-Commerce
6 21 (21.65%) jQuery
7 20 (20.62%) User Experience
8 19 (19.59%) Drupal
9 18 (18.56%) Analytics
10 17 (17.53%) HTML5
11 15 (15.46%) MVC
12 14 (14.43%) C#
12 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (13.40%) Social Media
13 13 (13.40%) Open Source
13 13 (13.40%) XML
13 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.40%) XHTML
13 13 (13.40%) Project Management
14 12 (12.37%) .NET
15 11 (11.34%) PHP
15 11 (11.34%) CRM
15 11 (11.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (11.34%) Sitecore
16 10 (10.31%) Web Analytics
16 10 (10.31%) Web Development
16 10 (10.31%) Oracle

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.59%) Drupal
2 11 (11.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (9.28%) IBM Notes
4 7 (7.22%) WordPress
5 6 (6.19%) Magnolia
6 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.12%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.09%) Liferay
7 3 (3.09%) Confluence
7 3 (3.09%) Apache
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (2.06%) TYPO3
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.03%) IIS
9 1 (1.03%) Node.js
9 1 (1.03%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
2 7 (7.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) NFC
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Subversion
2 8 (8.25%) Grunt
3 7 (7.22%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (25.77%) Marketing
2 7 (7.22%) German Language
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Dutch Language
4 5 (5.15%) Italian Language
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
4 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 4 (4.12%) French Language
5 4 (4.12%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (4.12%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.09%) Swedish Language
6 3 (3.09%) Danish Language
6 3 (3.09%) Japanese Language
6 3 (3.09%) Korean Language
6 3 (3.09%) Games
7 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (40.21%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.34%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Digital Project Manager
3 11 (11.34%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.09%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (3.09%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Content Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.36%) HTML
2 26 (26.80%) CSS
3 21 (21.65%) jQuery
4 17 (17.53%) HTML5
5 13 (13.40%) XML
5 13 (13.40%) XHTML
6 12 (12.37%) .NET
7 9 (9.28%) Web Services
7 9 (9.28%) CSS3
8 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.25%) JSON
8 8 (8.25%) Sass
9 6 (6.19%) Ajax
10 5 (5.15%) Flash
10 5 (5.15%) JSP
10 5 (5.15%) SOAP
10 5 (5.15%) WebCenter
10 5 (5.15%) WCF
10 5 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) User Experience
2 13 (13.40%) Open Source
2 13 (13.40%) Social Media
3 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) W3C
5 3 (3.09%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Blog
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) FMCG
7 1 (1.03%) New Media
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Debian
3 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Content Management
2 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) SEO
3 21 (21.65%) E-Commerce
4 18 (18.56%) Analytics
5 15 (15.46%) MVC
6 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (13.40%) Project Management
8 11 (11.34%) CRM
9 10 (10.31%) Web Analytics
9 10 (10.31%) Web Development
10 9 (9.28%) Migration
11 8 (8.25%) Email Marketing
11 8 (8.25%) Kanban
12 6 (6.19%) Pay per click
12 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Service Management
12 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.15%) ITIL
13 5 (5.15%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.43%) C#
3 11 (11.34%) PHP
4 9 (9.28%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) SQL
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.06%) PHP5
8 1 (1.03%) PHP4
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) XPath
8 1 (1.03%) Lua
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) PMP
2 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Sitecore
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle
4 9 (9.28%) Lotus
5 6 (6.19%) Adobe
6 5 (5.15%) Google
7 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.12%) Open Text
8 2 (2.06%) Huawei
8 2 (2.06%) hybris
9 1 (1.03%) Demandware
9 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.03%) Alterian
9 1 (1.03%) ATG
9 1 (1.03%) FatWire
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
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